ERIC Number: ED465809
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Assessment in Educational Reform: Both Means and Ends.
Lissitz, Robert W., Ed.; Schafer, William D., Ed.
This book originated from a conference arranged to honor the professional contributions of William D. Schafer on his retirement. In recognition of his interest in the subject, each chapter is an effort by one or more professionals to describe what they think the future of assessment should be. The chapters are: (1) What Will Teachers Know about Assessment, and How Will That Improve Instruction? (Susan M. Brookhart); (2) Where Is Our Assessment Future and How Can We Get There from Here? (Richard J. Stiggins); (3) What Role Will Assessment Play in School in the Future? (Peter W. Airasian and Lisa M. Abrams); (4) How Will Teacher Education Use Assessments An Assessment Scenario from the Future (Mary E. Diez); (5) How Can Assessment Contribute to an Educational Utopia? (William D. Schafer); (6) How Will Assessments Accommodate Students with Disabilities? (Gerald Tindal); (7) How Will English Language Learners Be Accommodated in State Assessments? (Charles W. Stansfield and Charlene Rivera); (8) How Will Assessment Data Be Used To Document the Impact of Educational Reform? (Lauress L. Wise and R. Gene Hoffman); (9) How Will We Gather the Data We Need To Inform Policy Makers? (Edward D. Roeber); (10) How Can We Make NAEP and State Test Score Reporting Scales and Reports More Understandable? (Ronald K. Hambleton); and (11) How Will We Get Valid Among-State and International Comparisons and What Will They Tell Us? (Albert E. Beaton). (Contains 7 tables, 12 figures, and an index.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Disabilities, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Student Evaluation, Test Results, Test Use, Validity
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